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Welcome to Nexus 4 Change
Thank you for visiting Nexus 4 Change. We are a global community of practitioners, scholars, students, and activists who are interested in whole systems collaboration and change. We use webinars, training sessions, and conferences as tools to connect our community to each other in order to:
- Provide an evidence based place to learn and grow
- Share best practices and resources
- Get excited about possibilities
- Create meaningful change
Here are some key links for more information and examples of Nexus 4 Change Initiatives. These can also be found in the main navigation screen for the website.
NEW SERIES: Author’s Sandbox – Summer 2013 Series
We are proud to announce our newest webinar series: The Author’s Sandbox. The purpose for the Author’s Sandbox is to expand the reach and presence of these authors and our Nexus community in order to develop our skills and extend our role in addressing critical global issues. We hope that you enjoy hearing from these authors in our upcoming sessions.
Please click here for the complete lineup: Summer 2013 Author’s Sandbox
Collaborative Change – Virtual Roundtable III
We have had several great webinar conversations on the practice of Change Management & Collaboration. These “virtual” open forums are lively, engaging discussions that focus on principles and best practices of collaboration giving participants the opportunity to:
- Interact with other people interested in the practice
- Chime in live with feedback and ideas
- Share resources on organizational change and collaboration
- Broaden your professional network
We will have an announcement on our upcoming roundtable coming soon.
Scholar Perspectives: Fall Series 2013
We have a great line up this fall for a 2013 Scholar Perspectives Webinar Series. We will have an announcement and e-mail invitation coming soon. Here is a glimpse of our panelists for these sessions:
- BGSU Master of Organization Development Instructors
- Colleen Ponto & Peter Coughlan. The Organizational Systems Renewal Graduate Program at the Bainbridge Graduate Institute.
- Terri Egan & Suzanne Lahl. Pepperdine University MSOD program.
- Peter Sorensen & Therese Yaeger. Benedictine University PhD in OD program.
View Previous 2013 Sessions
|Date||Webinar Title, Presenters||Series|
|Aug. 1, 2012||Igniting the Spark: Using Polarity Management & RTSC to Jump-Start Your Organization
w/ Robert “Jake” Jacobs
|July 24, 2012||Climbing Mount Sustainability: Community Success Stories That Have Created a Lasting Impact
w/ Kitty Farnham, Andy Batten, Carol Piesko, & Max Shkud
|June 26, 2012||Culture, Innovation, and the OD Professional
w/ Dr. Fons Trompenaars
|April 24, 2012||Real Time Strategic Change: Polarity Thinking
w/ Robert “Jake” Jacobs
|April 20, 2012||21st Century Graphic Facilitation: Using Smart Devices to Captivate Your Team
w/ Rachel Smith
|April 13, 2012||Fireside Chat with Harrison Owen: A Time for Reflection and an Invitation
w/ Harrison Owen
|April 10, 2012||FUTURE SEARCH: TEN PRINCIPLES for Changing the World One Meeting at a Time
w/ Marvin Weisbord, Sandra Janoff
About NEXUS for Change
NEXUS 4 CHANGE aims to bring together the METHODS of Whole System Change* to legitimize the new FIELD of practice and scholarship that will enable these methods and its practitioners, facilitators, scholars, teachers, researchers, and students to do the work of transforming problems into opportunities for communities, organizations, and the world.
OUR FOCUS: is on the METHODS as tools to address critical challenges on local and global levels of change.
OUR PURPOSE: is bringing together & advancing the METHODS into a new FIELD of research and study.